July 13, 2024

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Allen Hamilton, Avery Skinner Nominated for McWhorter Scholarship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – College of Kentucky seniors Allen Hamilton of the men’s golfing team and Avery Skinner of the countrywide winner volleyball staff have been nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Submit-Graduate Scholarship.
 
The H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Submit-Graduate Scholarship has been offered by the Southeastern Conference given that 1986 to the league’s major male and woman scholar-athletes. The SEC will name the 2021 recipients on May well 18.
 
Hamilton has been a frequent starter on the Kentucky men’s golfing staff with a pair of prime-10 finishes. Skinner is an American Volleyball Coaches Affiliation Initial-Crew All-American and a member of the NCAA All-Match Group soon after assisting United kingdom get the program’s and the league’s to start with nationwide title in the activity on Saturday.
 
Highlights of UK’s nominees include things like:
 
Allen Hamilton
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Important: Finance and Economics

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  • Will graduate in May possibly and owns a 3.893 quality-issue typical
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  • Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member
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  • Eight-time Dean’s Checklist choice
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  • N4A Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete of the Thirty day period, 2021
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  • Early Wave Srixon/Cleveland Golfing All-The us Scholar, 2019-20
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  • Has volunteered with God’s Pantry and junior golf clinics
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  • Appeared in much more than 20 functions and played in extra than 60 rounds in his vocation
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  • Has 3 profession leading-20 finishes and two major-10 finishes, such as a profession-greatest tie for fourth at the Bearcat Invitational in 2019
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  • Led the Wildcats in scoring and prime-20 finishes his junior season
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  • Tied for 2nd at the Genesis Open up Collegiate Showcase in which he played along with PGA Tour member J.B. Holmes, just missing out on currently being the automatic newbie qualifier for the PGA Function
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Avery Skinner
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Main: Double key in Interaction Experiments and Conditions Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Training

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  • Carries a 3.91 GPA
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  • Helped guide Kentucky to the 2021 Volleyball Nationwide Championship and was named to the NCAA All-Event workforce
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  • Very first-staff AVCA All-American, All-Area and All-SEC
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  • Has aided guide Kentucky to 4-straight SEC Championships
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  • Averaged 3.81 kills for every set with a hitting share of .350
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  • Attained SEC Player of the Week honors and SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors, 2021
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  • Tutorial All-SEC variety
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  • Participated in mission journey to Ethiopia where by she fed youngsters, frequented orphanages and hospitals.
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  • Has volunteered in the NICU at St. Joseph’s Medical center, British isles Early Childhood Schooling Lab and the Lexington Hearing and Speech Heart
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  • Had additional than 100 kills for the duration of her job in NCAA Event enjoy, including 64 in Kentucky’s operate to the 2021 nationwide championship – 33 of which came in the national semifinals and finals
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Each individual year, the SEC presents the league’s male and woman McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Scholarship recipients with a $20,000 article-graduate scholarship. The 26 remaining male and female finalists for the award will also receive a $10,000 put up-graduate scholarship.
 
The award recipients are decided on by a committee of Faculty Athletics Representatives from the 14 league establishments.
 
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